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How long should whiplash last?

How long should whiplash last?

Varies: For most people, several weeks to up to 6 months in 60% depending on the severity of the injury and whether you are a male or female as females have less protective muscle bulk in their necks. Also, there may be other structural injuries sustained that may prolong symptoms like disc or facet joint injuries. If it persists and limits you, get it evaluated. ...Read more

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How long should bronchitis last?

How long should bronchitis last?

Days to life time: Acute bronchitis will usually last a few days to a few weeks depending on the cause and the treatment. A form of chronic bronchits can last a lfietime depending on the cause and the treatment. If you have a cough or bronchitis that is lasting longer than you think it should, get see by pcp, pulmonologist or other physician and get checke out. Testing may be necessary. Bad things can cause this. ...Read more

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How long should arteriosclerosis of extremities last?

How long should arteriosclerosis of extremities last?

Lifelong: There is no way to significantly reverse arteriosclerosis. The calcified cholesterol plaques will remain there lifelong. The goal is to prevent this, reduce further development, and reduce the potential problems associated with it - heart attack, stroke, leg claudication. ...Read more

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How long does pain last after a lobectomy?

Depends: If you had a thoracotomy, your pain could take 2 months of more to completely resolve. If you had a thoracoscopic procedire, it is typically much shorter, like 2 weeks or so. These are averages and by defnintion these numbers apply to no one indivisual, but represent the aggregate experience of many patients with the same problem. Yours could be better or worse. ...Read more

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How long should aphasia last after a first stroke?

How long should aphasia last after a first stroke?

Hard to say: It depends on the size, location, and severity of the stroke to tell how long the aphasia will last. I know this is vague, but your local neurologist should be able to tell you this answer as he evaluates your loved one with stroke. ...Read more

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How long does a stable angina last for?

How long does a stable angina last for?

Angina: Stable angina pectoris can last for years. Unstable angina needs to be dealt with immediately. ...Read more

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How long do hallucinations last after tia?

How long do hallucinations last after tia?

TIA: By definition, there are no after effects of a tia. Suggest you be re-evaluated to make certain something wasn't overlooked. Make certain doc knows all meds (prescription & otc) & supplements you take. ...Read more

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How long does back pain before periods generally last?

How long does back pain before periods generally last?

It varies: It does vary from person to person. If the discomfort is mild, you can use simple over the counter medications (unless your doctor told you not to), exercise regularly, and keep going. If your pain is severe (keeps you from your usual activities), see your gynecologist or pcp for a check-up. ...Read more

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How long should the flu last?

How long should the flu last?

Flu: Symptoms can last from a few days to a few weeks with the severe symptoms last from 3 to 10 days. ...Read more

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How long do periods usually last?

How long do periods usually last?

4-5 days: If your periods are irregular or not always the same lenght of time, make sure you are getting your regular gyn exams and discuss with your gyn. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does the pain last after a facelift?

How long does the pain last after a facelift?

Facelift = Mild Pain: Most of my patients report mild to moderate discomfort, and only in the first couple of days. Most are able to take tylenol (acetaminophen) by that time. Severe pain would be highly unusual and should prompt a visit to your surgeon for an exam. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How long does the pain last after an osteotomy? I'm worried about pain after my osteotomy. How bad is it and how long does it last? .

How long does the pain last after an osteotomy? I'm worried about pain after my osteotomy. How bad is it and how long does it last?

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Osteotomy: First it would be nice to know where the proposed osteotomy will be and why . Then we can present a reasonable estimate as to pain levels. Keep in mind that everyone's tolerance of pain is different . Speak to your surgeon about this and any concerns. ...Read more

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How long does pain last after a leg cramp?

How long does pain last after a leg cramp?

About a day.: The pain should ease up in about one day. You could apply ice to the muscle for 20 minutes and take an anti-inflammatory medication to help. ...Read more

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How long do bruises normally last?

How long do bruises normally last?

Bruise: The amount of time it takes to heal is highly variable from person to person. For the first 24 hours, i would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to disperse about the body. ...Read more

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How long does the pain last after a hymenectomy?

How long does the pain last after a hymenectomy?

Usually not painful: The hypmen is a relatively thin membrane in the vaginal canal and most females don't even know when it being torn..I.E during first relation or tampon use/vaginal exam/pap with speculum etc... Often a simple incisions are aqequate to open the hymen. Some discomfort is common, but if you have excessive pain, consult your doc... Good luck. ...Read more

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How long should diarrhea last before medicating?

How long should diarrhea last before medicating?

Diarrhea: Most viral diarrheas last 5-7 days. After a week consult your doctor about getting a stool culture to see if antibiotics are needed. ...Read more

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How long can petechiae last after bruise id gone. Can't take a long time?

How long can petechiae last after bruise id gone. Can't take a long time?

Muliple reasons: There can be many reasons for petichae some of which are serious and some of which are not. It is important to see a dermatologist to have them evaluated to see which type they are. They may even recommend that you see a blood specialist, known as a hematologist. ...Read more

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